fiat_chrysler_fca_logoFiat Chrysler Automobiles has been accused of a “significant failure” to properly disclose deaths and crashes in its vehicles by U.S. safety body the NHTSA.

The Italian-American organisation didn’t disclose accurate information of injuries and other data said NHTSA chief Mark R. Rosekind – which is now going to take appropriate action against FCA for the under-reporting error.

The firm said in a statement: As a result of FCA US LLC’s heightened scrutiny of its regulatory reporting obligations growing out of its recent Consent Order with NHTSA, FCA US identified deficiencies in its TREAD reporting.

“FCA US promptly notified NHTSA of these issues, and committed to a thorough investigation, to be followed by complete remediation.

“FCA US is in regular communication with NHTSA about its progress in the investigation.”

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